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 Siccis pedibus [with dry feet].Sicil’ian Dishes (Siclæ daps) 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sice (1 syl.).
 
A sizing, an allowance of bread and butter. “He’ll print for a sice.” In the University of Cambridge the men call the pound loaf, two inches of butter, and pot of milk allowed for breakfast, their “sizings;” and when one student breakfasts with another in the same college, the bed-maker carries his sizings to the rooms of the entertainer. (See SIZINGS.)   1
 


 Siccis pedibus [with dry feet].Sicil’ian Dishes (Siclæ daps) 

 
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